Astrantia major produces unique flowers that come in a wide variety of colours

Astrantia major (Greater Masterwort, Great Black Masterwort, Melancholy Gentlemen) Greater Masterwort or Melancholy Gentlemen produces unique and gorgeous flowers that come in a wide variety of colours. Its group of tightly packed florets that are backed by petal-like bracts makes the flowers look very much like a star or a firework.

Diospyros kaki produces sweet and tasty edible orange fruits

Diospyros kaki (Asian Persimmon, Japanese Persimmon, Oriental Persimmon, Buah Pisang Kaki in Malay) Chinese White Radish or Giant White Radish is primarily grown for its large, succulent and edible root vegetable. Turnip cake made with Chinese white radish is a traditional Lunar New Year dish. Growing wild, they are regarded as invasive species in many regions.

Brassica oleracea var. botrytis has medicinal properties

Brassica oleracea var. botrytis (Cauliflower, Broccoli, Calabrese, Romanesco) Cauliflower or Calabrese has medicinal properties. It is anti-inflammatory and antioxidants-rich and may boost both your heart and brain health. Regular consumption of Cauliflower will provide your body with impressive amounts of vitamin C, vitamin K, beta-carotene and much more while supporting healthy digestion and detoxification..

Daucus carota are one of the ten most important vegetable crops in the world

Daucus carota¬†(Carrot, Wild Carrot, Queen Anne’s Lace) Carrots are one of the ten most economically important vegetable crops in the world. Besides being a tasty and edible root veggie, the carrots have medicinal usage. Eating carrots on a regular basis helps to prevent gastric ulcers, regulate high blood pressure and diabetes as well as detoxify […]

Alpinia caerulea ‘Atherton Ginger’ produces edible bright blue berries

Alpinia caerulea ‘Atherton Ginger’ (Red Back Australian Ginger, Blue Ginger, Native Ginger) Alpinia caerulea ‘Atherton Ginger’ or Red Back Australian Ginger is a beautiful ornamental plant with bright blue berries. The edible blue berries may be picked and eaten straight off the stem. It is a versatile plant that is traditionally used by the Aboriginal […]